Infertility is one of the most stressing factors in a woman’s life and it may influence their satisfaction and quality of life. In our study all the patients were infertile which may have impaired their sexual function that could justify the high prevalence we found. The majority of our patients had menstrual irregularities which reveals their hormonal disturbances. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) patients markedly suffer from sexual dysfunction as comorbidity. It seems appropriate to screen all PCOS patients for sexual function.
When women with PCOS are trying to have a baby, intimacy can go from “the joy of sex to the job of sex,” since conceiving can often involve scheduling sex during the times they’re most fertile. Women also might be taking fertility medication that can affect their libido.
Having irregular bleeding while trying to have a healthy sex life can be stressful, because you never know when you’re going to have bleeding. Women with PCOS shouldn’t be afraid to seek help if they’re having trouble with their sex lives. Most women with PCOS only seek out medical or psychological help if they’re trying to conceive.
PCOS is a complex female health issue. It consists of many different health concerns and risks. If permanent diet and lifestyle changes are implemented, these risks and health issues may become obsolete. There are many ways to support the proper health of a woman’s body that is dealing with PCOS. Important key tips:
Make an Appointment with Dr. Sharmila Majumdar at the Sexual & Mental Health Clinic, Avis Hospital, Hyderabad